Viola D. Kirkpatrick

CRAWFORDSVILLE- Viola Dillon Kirkpatrick, 95, of Crawfordsville, Indiana and formerly of Rockville, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Carriage Crossing in Paris, Illinois. She was a homemaker and owner of Spinning Wheel Yarn Shop in Rockville.

She was born March 3, 1926 in Lodi, Indiana to the late James Stine and Myrtle Lunger Stine. Her husband of 34 years, Gordon Lee Dillon whom she married October 24, 1943 passed away October 27, 1977. On April 17, 1980 she married Edward C. Kirkpatrick, he passed away June 14, 2001.

Survivors include her children, Pat Holycross of Charleston, Illinois and James Michael Dillon of Holiday, Florida; stepchildren, Mary (Dan) Russell of Rockville and Marty (Patty) Kirkpatrick of Rockville; son-in-law, George Crum of New Market; daughter-in-law, Hea Dillon of Loveland, Colorado; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, David Dillon, daughter, Bonnie Crum, stepson, Steve Kirkpatrick, son-in-law, Tom Holycross, brother, Max William Stine and sisters, Wilma Boswell and Rosalie Alvey. She was a 1944 graduate of Tangier High School.

She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Crawfordsville, former member of Waterman Baptist Church in Lodi and Rockville Baptist Church. Member also of Hoosier Heritage Spinners and Weavers Association and Parke County Quilters Club.

Services will be 12 noon Saturday, August 28, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with Pastor Chris Horton officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville. Visitation is 10:00 am until 12 noon Saturday at Gooch Funeral Home.

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